For the second time this year, the Springfield Police Department spearheaded the local Shop with a Cop program.
Lauren Fisher, a Jackson Memorial Middle School student, thought she could help those in need of food by asking parents, grandparents and members of her youth basketball team to bring canned goods and other food items to one the basketball games.
On snowy days, when many of us sit down to enjoy a cup of hot chocolate by the fire, Jackson Township road crews are out battling the snow and ice. Jackson's fleet consists of 17 trucks which maintain 14 routes throughout the township.
In theory, buying a new pet for a family member or friend sounds like it would be a good idea for a gift. In practice, the gift could end up being the worst idea unless the giver considers several important factors when choosing a pet for someone else to ...
Portage Lakes resident and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources have differing views on how best to handle the growing mute swan population on the Portage Lakes.
The light shows not only celebrate holiday cheer — many of them also help out various charities. Here are 11 of the area's brightest.
First-grade students at Young Elementary performed Christmas plays and songs for family and friends Dec. 16.
This holiday season, the Lions have embarked on several projects including one that will provide for Jackson Local School District families in need.
The Green High Air Force Junior ROTC detachment is looking forward to a bright future.
Through the annual Shop with a Cop program, children from around the area had the chance to shop for Christmas gifts for themselves and their families. Members of local police and fire departments teamed up to make the event a reality. Shop with a Cop...
In talking about safety changes made to schools in recent years, multiple superintendents mentioned the addition of cameras, buzzer systems and locked doors that visitors encounter when trying to enter schools.
As schools in Stark County work to protect students and staff, officials have to balance securing facilities while keeping them open to the public — a process that now involves extra screening and increased communication.
Records show Stark County students seldom bring weapons to school or threaten violence. In talking about safety, superintendents and schools resource officers stressed the necessity of protecting students from not only outside intruders but also from...
Poised McKinley holds off Jackson in an entertaining Federal League battle.
National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory ahead of expected snowfall between tonight and Saturday night for most of NE Ohio. Plain Township is banning on-street parking within its boundaries from midnight tonight to noon Sunday
The first round of reading testing for students at Stark County's public schools shows between 64 and 20 percent of students across districts weren't considered proficient.
Newly appointed Stark County Sheriff George Maier was back in the office Thursday getting briefed on the department's activities over the past 36 days, answering questions from reporters about a bank robbery and appeared on local radio talk shows to...
At The Gift Gallery, a project of the Summit County DD (Developmental Disabilities), holiday shoppers will find one-of-a-kind works of art.
This year, the Green swimming teams are hoping to make another big splash.
Santa never would have dreamed of missing Springfield Township's Christmas tree lighting and – thanks to the Springfield Police Department – he didn't have to.
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